|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Enoch Arden, &c. by Alfred Tennyson:
Bessy Marris's barn! tha knaws she laaid it to
Mowt 'a bean, mayhap, for she wur a bad un,
'Siver, I kep un, I kep un, my lass, tha mun under-
I done my duty by un as I 'a done by the
But Parson a comes an' a goos, an' a says it easy an'
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from Falk by Joseph Conrad:
ship, and seemed to know nothing of the wicked sea,
as there are on shore households that know nothing
of the corrupt world. And the sentiments she sug-
gested were unexceptionable and mainly of a do-
mestic order. She was a home. All these dear chil-
dren had learned to walk on her roomy quarter-deck.
In such thoughts there is something pretty, even
touching. Their teeth, I should judge, they had
cut on the ends of her running gear. I have many
times observed the baby Hermann (Nicholas) en-
gaged in gnawing the whipping of the fore-royal
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Fanny Herself by Edna Ferber:
kissed the roseleaf cheek. "Du suszes--" She turned
suddenly to Theodore. "Olga--where's Olga?"
"She did not come."
Fanny tightened her hold of the little squirming bundle in
her arms. "Didn't come?"
Theodore shook his head, dumbly. In his eyes was an agony
of pain. And suddenly all those inexplicable things in his
face were made clear to Fanny. She placed the little Mizzi
in the nurse's arms again. "Then we'll go, dear. They
won't be a minute over your trunks, I'm sure. Just follow